Synonyms of highlight in English:


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1‘he views that season as the highlight of his career’

high point, high spot, best part, climax, culmination, peak, pinnacle, height, top, acme, zenith, apex, summit, apogee, apotheosis, crowning moment, high water mark, most memorable part, most outstanding feature
ne plus ultra

lowest point, nadir

2‘the highlight of the lunch will be a speech by the minister’

main feature, focal point, focus, focus of attention, centre of interest, most interesting part, cynosure


1‘this has highlighted a number of shortcomings in the technical arrangements’

call attention to, focus attention on, focus on, spotlight, foreground, underline, underscore, feature, point up, play up, show up, bring out, accentuate, accent, give prominence to, bring to the fore, zero in on, bring home to one, weight, stress, emphasize, place emphasis on, give emphasis to

play down